Ancona



an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.
a seaport in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea.
one of a Mediterranean breed of chickens having mottled black-and-white plumage.
Contemporary Examples

The fliers, ancona explained, are meant to educate people on what rights they legally have to use lethal force in self-defense.
The Klan’s Call to Violence in Ferguson Blows the Lid Off Its Hypocritical Rebrand Caitlin Dickson November 13, 2014

Historical Examples

And that he lived in Umbria, but next week was going to ancona.
A Little Pilgrimage in Italy Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter

I arrived in ancona on the 25th of February, 1744, and put up at the best inn.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

After much difficulty, we have concluded a written contract with an Italian voiturier to take us to ancona.
Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel John Yeardley

I had got my maid to come to me from ancona with some dresses.
Captain Mansana and Mother’s Hands Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson

ancona: a city of central Italy, on the shores of the Adriatic.
The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe

She had been ordered to ancona, and had left Lissa in the early morning.
Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale

After spending about five weeks at Corfu on this second visit, they again crossed the Adriatic to ancona.
Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel John Yeardley

He was papal rector (governor) of the March of ancona from 1235 to 1240.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5 Various

Yet the monumental wealth of Trieste is all but equal to the monumental wealth of ancona.
Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice Edward A. Freeman

noun
a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Pop: 100 507 (2001)

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